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Congratulations Nora!

Congratulations to Nora Lise Ulrey for winning a Jeff Award last night for The Children’s Hour, directed by Derek Bertelsen. We are proud of her, and all our Jeff Nominees, including Robert Ollis, Jordan Phelps, Derek Van Barham, and Kevin Webb! And congratulations to the Jeff Committee and the Chicago theater community for a great…

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LezFest: A One Night Fling on July 28

Pride Films and Plays is delighted to present LezFest: A One Night Fling, a celebration in words, songs, music and theater on July 28 at 7 pm at Mary’s Attic, 5400 North Clark. Join PFP for an evening all about ladies who love ladies who are artists, showcasing a vast mix of Chicago’s best and…


‘Some Men’ by Terrence McNally

Pride Films and Plays is thrilled to present the Chicago premiere of Terrence McNally’s Some Men. Some Men is Tony Award–winner Terrence McNally at his best. Alternately hilarious, painful, and sexy, Some Men presents a kaleidoscope of gay characters set within some of the events that bent the arc of gay history in America. Our…

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Join Our Team of Sponsors!

As we shape our season, we are also adding to our sponsor team!  As a sponsor, you are a part of our team for the season, and we will let people know of your great support for the arts!     Sponsorships start at only $50! Please consider joining us today! And please support all…

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Tony Tunes!

Broadway musicals take center stage at Pride Films and Plays’ 2014 spirited benefit Tony Tunes on Tuesday, June 3, at Sidetrack, 3349 North Halsted. The evening celebrates Broadway by featuring shows that have won Tony Awards in the past, along with songs from the upcoming Tony Award nominees (like Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Violet…


Tomorrow is the only chance to see “At The Flash”

David Leeper is doing one performance in Chicago before he heads off to Dublin. The show is tomorrow, April 28 at 7 at our rehearsal space at 1411 West Wilson. See the show, meet David and Sean, and give there a great farewell on the way to Dublin!

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Remember May 1 is final deadline for Women’s Words

Remember May 1 is final deadline for Women’s Words. We are planning an exciting festival for September 19 to 21 in Chicago, and hope to have you involved! Women’s Words if our programming for scripts and screenplays written by women with lesbian characters and themes. Application information is here.


Short Film Deadline Today! Lesbian Script and Screenplay Deadline Today!

Today, Tuesday, April 15, is the first deadline for our expanded Queer Bits Film Festival. Details can be found here. And it is also the next deadline to submit to the Women’s Words Contest for work written by women for the stage or screen with lesbian characters or themes. Find more information here.